The March of Dimes annual Signature Chefs Gala is one of Washington, D.C.’s premier social events highlighting the city’s culinary masters brought together for an elegant evening of wine, cocktails and dining. You or your company can join approximately 500 affluent society members and business professionals as they support our mission while enjoying over 30 of the area’s celebrated chefs, bartenders and vintners (see list below). What could be sweeter? The evening will also include auctions with unique dining, entertainment, travel and leisure packages.
Join our 2013 Honorary Chef Jamie Leeds of Hank’s Oyster Bar. Iron Gate's AGM/Head Mixologist Jo-Jo Valenzuela will serve as the 2013 Cocktail Chair, and ABC7/WJLA Anchor Leon Harris will emcee the event.
Participating Chefs: Chef Jamie Leeds, 2013 Honorary Chef, Chef/Owner Hank’s Oyster Bar; Chef Bertrand Chemel 2941 Restaurant; Chef Christophe Poteaux & Pastry Chef Michelle Poteaux, Bastille Restaurant; Chef John Mathieson BLT Steak; Chef John Critchley, Bourbon Steak; Chef Michel Richard & Chef Sebastian Posada Central Michel Richard; Chef Amy Brandwein chefamyb llc; Chef Geoff Tracy Chef Geoff’s Downtown, Chef Geoff’s Tysons Corner; Chef Sarah Dwyer, Chouquettes Chocolates & Confections; Chef Jeff Tunks DC Coast; Chef Dean Gold DINO; Chef Christine Schaefer District Doughnut; Katherine Kallinis & Sophie Lamontagne Georgetown Cupcake; Chef Tony Chittum Iron Gate; Chef Robert Wiedmaier & Chef Angel Araya, Marcel's by Chef Robert Wiedmaier - RW Restaurant Group; Chef Ruth Gresser Pizzeria Paradiso; Chef Dennis Marron Poste Brasserie; Dave Hansen Pulpo; Chef Todd Woods Restaurant Nora; Chef Jordan Lichman Stratford University; Sugar & Ice ~ And everything nice!; Chef Javier Romero, Taberna del Alabardero; Chef Ethan McKee, Urbana; Chef Lonnie Zoeller Vinoteca; Chef Devin Bozkaya Westend Bistro; Chef Tracy O’Grady Willow; Chef Jennifer Nguyen, ZENTAN.
Joining us from the DC Craft Bartenders Guild, our 2013 Participating Bartenders & Mixologists: Jo-Jo Valenzuela, 2013 Cocktail Chair, AGM/Head Mixologist Iron Gate; Jamie MacBain Bourbon Steak; Chris Martino Boveda; Glendon Hartley Cava Mezze Restaurant Group; Rico Wisner Graffiato; John Carrabus Hank’s Oyster Bar; Brian Bachley Occidental Grill & Seafood; Joey Ambrose P.O.V.; Donato Alvarez Sixth Engine; Frank Jones The Gibson.
Special thanks to our liquor sponsors: Smooth Ambler Bourbon; Macchu Pisco La Diablada; Damrak Gin; Chairman’s Reserve Spiced Rum; Boyd and Blair Vodka; Green Hat Gin.
Participating Wineries and Beverages: Bacchus Importers Ltd.; Benziger Family Winery; GH Mumm; Paul’s Wine & Spirits; The Hess Collection; Royal Cup Coffee; Ste. Michelle Wine Estates; Todd Ruby Wine; Trefethen Family Vineyards.
Honorary Committee: Elizabeth Banker, ZwillGen PLLC; Brian Carlton, Dixon Hughes Goodman; Joe Moore, Bergmann & Moore, LLC; Dominic Orfitelli, CBRE; Marc Zwillinger, ZwillGen, PLLC
Winery Chair: Jimmy Ross, The Prime Rib
Chef Committee Co-Chairs: Annie Boutin-King, The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Hotel; Alan J. Savada, Frosch Travel Washington
Auction Committee Co-Chairs: Kathryn Floyd, Venable, LLP; Sheri O’Connell
Signature Chefs “DigiDimes” Social Media Committee: Kate Michael, Social Media Committee Chair, K Street Magazine; Johnna Rowe, Johnna Knows Good Food; Allison Brooks, Queen Bee Designs; Jummy Olabanji, Reporter at WJLA-ABC7; Nevin Martell, NevinMartell.com; Katherine Kennedy; Vanessa Camozzi, DC On Heels; Cori Sue Morris & Rebecca Loveridge, Bitches Who Brunch
Sponsorship opportunities range from $5,000 to $25,000. Contact Nicole Vagnerini Dolan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (571) 257-2307 for more details.